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Smoked Porter - Stone Brewing Co.

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Smoked PorterSmoked Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,522 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 3,522
Reviews: 1,736
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 101
Gots: 183 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-18-2002)
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-04-2014 15:33:53 | More by thatoneguymike
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Brockpellegrin

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-04-2014 12:40:49 | More by Brockpellegrin
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troobie

California

4.46/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

First smoked beer that I've tried, but certainly not my first porter.

A: Poured into my Sierra Nevada branded hop tulip imperial pint glass. Only one finger of tawny head that quickly settles to a thin cap from an aggressive pour. Deep dark brown color that will let strong light through. I can see lots of floaties in the glass. Moderate lacing that less than expected. Looks scrumptious.

S: Strong peat , so strong that I'm having a hard time getting to the other aromas. Wood smoke, cocoa, milk chocolate, and some vanilla. Sweet and inviting. Smells like sitting around a fireplace, inside of an old cabin, in the forest, at Xmas time. I'm not getting the coffee that most other reviewers noted. A hint of dark fruits.

T: Once again strong peat that encompasses wood smoke and dark chocolate. Not nearly as sweet as it smells. No fruits to speak of. Strong charcoal. Reminds me of Irish Dry Stout, specifically Guinness Extra Stout. Starts bittersweet and quickly leads to a strong, drying bitterness that lasts well after swallowing.

M: Carbonation is perfectly moderate with a tight feel. Creamy. Tea-like drying is strong. Substantialness is spot-on.

O: Mind = Blown

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 11:18:20 | More by troobie
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altinarodriguez

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-04-2014 02:39:55 | More by altinarodriguez
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BigV

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

07-03-2014 16:42:34 | More by BigV
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Vogt52

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-03-2014 11:01:26 | More by Vogt52
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daron7

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-03-2014 00:58:27 | More by daron7
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Gear54

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

06-30-2014 13:39:21 | More by Gear54
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hozersr

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-30-2014 13:11:35 | More by hozersr
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JIMMER

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-30-2014 04:46:01 | More by JIMMER
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pandow

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-29-2014 22:18:24 | More by pandow
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axxe

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-29-2014 20:34:10 | More by axxe
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Ardeer

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-29-2014 19:23:44 | More by Ardeer
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Rothobinide

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

06-29-2014 06:15:14 | More by Rothobinide
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber > Mason Pint

A - Pitch black with two fingers of foamy khaki head with thick lacing. Looks awesome.
S - Wonderful aroma, big smokiness, but not extreme, earthy hops, pine, burnt caramel, toasted nuttiness.
T - Roasted smoky flavor in front, some nice medium pine hop bitterness, toasted nutty toffee flavor underneath, just really nice.
M - Drier, and a tad bitter, but very balanced.
O - Wonderfully balanced smoked porter, smoke is in check with the hops and malt, excellent beer all the way around.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 04:50:06 | More by Omnium
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Wayne17

Texas

3/5  rDev -25.4%

06-29-2014 00:06:18 | More by Wayne17
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MDTurk


4/5  rDev -0.5%

06-28-2014 17:20:01 | More by MDTurk
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WhiskeyRunners

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

06-28-2014 12:08:47 | More by WhiskeyRunners
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harripat

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-28-2014 04:55:59 | More by harripat
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a snifter at around 45° F

Appearance: Pours a dark brown with a mahogany tent when put up to the light. Foamy one finger tan/light brown head

Smell: Quite faint, but I pick up some roasted and chocolate malt, brown sugar, and a hint of dark fruit. Swirling gives it more character

Taste: Smoked malts hit you up front, then fades into chocolate and a hint of hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, but light for the style. Smooth with a moderately bitter finish

Overall: My first smoked porter and I enjoyed it. Rich flavor for the style, and the price is right. As with most well made beers, more flavor came out the warmer it got. The finish was perhaps too bitter for my liking. Although good, it's not great, and falls short of being top tier for me. I will almost always grab for a more straight forward robust porter such as Founders or Smuttynose over this. However, this will be added to my cookout rotation. Recommended for sure!

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 03:29:47 | More by Bone53
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-27-2014 14:10:48 | More by sammyg832
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Thomas_562

California

3/5  rDev -25.4%

06-27-2014 04:39:11 | More by Thomas_562
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davemarc87

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-26-2014 23:05:40 | More by davemarc87
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andrewsthompson2


3/5  rDev -25.4%

06-26-2014 15:34:45 | More by andrewsthompson2
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CGChick

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

06-25-2014 18:38:27 | More by CGChick
Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 3,522 ratings.